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Mr. Ashley Heffner

Mr. Ashley Heffner is the Welding instructor for Jackson County Technology Center.  He has been a welder for over 20 years and has been teaching at JCTC since 2012.  Mr. Heffner, a lifelong Jackson County resident, earned an Associates of Applied Science degree in Occupational Education from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in 2008 and is an active member of Mississippi Professional Educators.  Mr. Heffner was voted JCTC’s Teacher of the Year for the 2013-2014 school year.  Mr. Heffner has been married to Mrs. Gena Heffner since 1996 and they have two children, Reid and Hannah Heffner.  Mr. Heffner enjoys fishing, traveling, and classic automobiles.  He is committed to student success and works very hard to ensure all of his students reach their fullest potential.